The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 309 324 321
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing PDA 4 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.084% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.087% 0.18% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £34,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-15.32% +8.73%
PDA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4595 5554 5344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.97% 46.67% 45.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3961 4744 4850
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PDA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region.

PDA Salary Trend in the City of London

PDA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

PDA Salary Histogram in the City of London

PDA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PDA.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Derivative
4 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Veritas
5 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
5 2 (28.57%) BCP
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) iPhone
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Service Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Support Manager
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support Manager
2 3 (42.86%) IT Services Manager
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Derivative
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) BCP
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
4 2 (28.57%) Veritas
4 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
City of London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Stridon Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum See job description for further information
Posted: 16 days ago